Understanding Elementary Shapes
Try to construct triangles using match sticks. Some are shown here. Can you make a triangle with
(a) 3 matchsticks?
(b) 4 matchsticks?
(c) 5 matchsticks?
(Remember you have to use all the available matchsticks in each case)
Name the type of triangle in each case. If you cannot make a triangle, think of reasons for it.
(a) By using 3 matchsticks, we can form a triangle as
(b) By using 4 matchsticks, we cannot form a triangle…
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